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  • Tiger Woods and the too soft mattress

    Tiger Woods’ most fierce battle this week won’t be with his playing competitors, the course, or the legend of Jack Nicklaus — it will be with an overly cushioned hotel mattress. The first leg of the PGA...

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    Photos from The Barclays

    GolfWRX is live from The Barclays, the first round of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup Playoffs. Last year, The Barclays was held in Farmindale, NY, at Bethpage State Park’s Black Course, where Nick Watney won by three shots...

    • Posted 341 days ago
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    The Barclays: Picks and Preview

    The PGA Tour Playoffs are here! Thus begins Brandt Snedeker’s FedExCup defense, as the top 123 golfers in the FedExCup points list (Zach Johnson and Steve Stricker are sitting this one out) head to Paul Fireman’s much-maligned Liberty...

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    This week in golf tweets: Wie’s walkoff and a puppy for Duf

    In the lull between the end of PGA Championship and the beginning of the FedExCup Playoffs, there’s been no shortage of compelling golf stories. Between the Solheim Cup, Patrick Reed’s playoff win over Jordan Spieth at the Wyndham...

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    Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky announce engagement

    For months golf fans have endured (or maybe enjoyed?) photos of Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky’s embraces on Twitter and Instagram. It appears, however, that it was all for a good cause. Johnson and Gretzky, the daughter...

    • Posted 343 days ago
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  • Patrick Reed Scorecard Spotlight
    The Scorecard: Wyndham Championship

    The Front Nine 60 - Greens in regulation hit by Patrick Reed. That’s 83 percent and a career best for him. 1 – This marks Reed’s first professional win on the PGA Tour. 7 – The iron...

    • Posted 343 days ago
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    Reed beats Spieth in a playoff to win the Wyndham Championship

    Just two weeks after his 23rd birthday, Patrick Reed defeated 20-year-old Jordan Spieth in a playoff to secure his first PGA Tour victory. After missing a short birdie putt to beat Spieth on the first playoff hole,...

    • Posted 343 days ago
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    Move over, Butch: Nick Watney working with Todd Anderson

    In the world of golf news, there are surprising headlines. Consider this recent bulletin from the San Diego Union-Tribune: “Shear madness: Hoffman cuts famous hair” (Really. He finally did. Photo evidence, here). Then, there are the less...

    • Posted 344 days ago
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    Howell III DQ’d for using non-conforming TaylorMade SLDR

    Charles Howell III, who was tied for 10th place at the Wyndham Championship after rounds of 66-68, was disqualified before the start of the third round for using a non-conforming driver. The latch that covers the toe...

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  • Oliver Goss
    U.S. Amateur Semifinals Feature Four Non-U.S. Players

    For the first time in U.S. Amateur history, the 2013 tournament semifinals feature four players with foreign nationalities. Oliver Goss and Brady Watt, two Australian golfers, will meet in one semifinal. In the other, Corey Conners of...

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    Photos from the 2013 Solheim Cup

    GolfWRX is live from the Solheim Cup, a bi-annual competition between American and European female golfers. The competition is held this year at Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colo., a par-72 course that will play around 7000 yards....

    • Posted 346 days ago
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    Wyndham Championship: Picks and Preview

    Jason Dufner’s PGA Championship victory marked the end of major season on the PGA Tour. Now, the Tour chugs onward to this week’s Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club. The Wyndham marks the end the Tour’s “regular...

    • Posted 348 days ago
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    Caddy Races banned from WM Phoenix Open

    And they’re off! No, really, they’re off. In “you’re gonna poke someone’s eye out” motherly fashion, the PGA Tour has banned the caddy races. The Waste Management Phoenix Open has been donned “The Greatest Show on Grass.”...

    • Posted 349 days ago
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    Photos from the Wyndham Championship

    GolfWRX is live from the Wyndham Championship, the PGA Tour’s last regular season event before the FedExCup Playoffs. The tournament is held at Sedgefield Country Club, a Donald Ross design in Greensboro, N.C., that measures 7130 yards and...

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    Dufner wins the PGA Championship at Oak Hill

    They would fire and fall back. It wasn’t a war of munition, where the falling back is part of the strategy. At Oak Hill Country Club on PGA Championship Sunday, a number of challengers made early runs...

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  • PGA Championship: Round 3 Recap

    Saturday was a curious day at Oak Hill. As if some unseen tormentors decreed that too many featured players would not wage compelling drama, the stock birdies of Rounds 1 and 2 disappeared into the treetops, replaced...

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  • Jason Dufner
    PGA Championship: Round 2 Recap

    Another spate of bad weather passed through Pittsford during Friday’s morning round. Greens and fairways were softened, so as to be more receptive to well-placed shots. Two more golfers (Jamie Donaldson and Angel Cabrera) withdrew due to...

    • Posted 352 days ago
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    PGA Championship: Round 1 Recap

    In spite of the rain that delayed play for an hour this afternoon, the opening round of the 95th PGA Championship was everything that the PGA of America and Oak Hill Country Club could have hoped for....

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  • USGA inks U.S. Open broadcast deal with Fox

    That strange sound you are hearing is coming from golf fans who have already heard. Half of them are weeping and cursing the United States Golf Association, and the other half are cheering it for striking a...

    • Posted 354 days ago
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    PGA Championship: Picks and Preview

    The PGA Tour’s best head to Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York for the season’s final major. This year’s PGA Championship (“Glory’s Last Shot” no longer, as per the PGA’s marketing mavens) is many things,...

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  • 2013 PGA Championship Odds

    Below, we’ve listed updated 2013 PGA Championship odds for this year’s PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsville, New York. Four-time PGA Championship winner Tiger Woods is the favorite (7/2), and 2013 British Open champion...

    • Posted 356 days ago
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  • Tiger Woods WGC Bridgestone
    The Scorecard: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

    The scorecard is a weekly wrap up of the most important numbers from the previous week’s PGA Tour event and a look forward to next week’s event. The Back Nine 20 — Under-par holes for Tiger Woods...

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  • Woods win No. 8 at Firestone

    Tiger Woods closed out what had become a foregone conclusion following his second-round 61, as he cruised to a seven-shot victory for his eighth career World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational and 79th career PGA Tour title on Sunday....

    • Posted 358 days ago
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  • Inbee Park
    Park’s Quest for 4th Major Ends in Round 3

    The weather appears to have conspired against Inbee Park at St. Andrews. The three-time major champion of 2013 was 1-under through four holes of her third round when play was suspended for what turned out to be...

    • Posted 358 days ago
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    Park’s Quest For The Slam: Round 2

    There had to be a moment in Round 1, on the 11th or 12th hole, when Inbee Park sensed the potentiality of the Grand Slam. She had the lead at 6-under-par, as she had all year, when...

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  • Tiger shoots 61, takes 7 shot lead

    It was an exceptional start to an exceptional round. Tiger Woods began Round 2 of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational birdie-eagle-birdie, a 4-under start on the first three holes. He added another birdie on the par-3 seventh hole, and parred...

    • Posted 360 days ago
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    Tiger Woods and Oak Hill’s Greens, The Saga Continues

    Tiger Woods’ opening-round 66 at Firestone was notable, to be sure. The world No. 1 made it around the South Course’s front nine (his back nine) in an impressive 4-under after a ho-hum opening nine. However, for...

    • Posted 360 days ago
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  • Inbee Park spotlight 2013 British Open
    Park posts 3-under at St. Andrews

    Inbee Park, who is attempting to become the first professional golfer to win four-straight major championships in the same year, shot a 3-under-par 69 in Round 1 of the Ricoh Women’s British Open at The Old Course...

    • Posted 361 days ago
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    Photos from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

    GolfWRX is live from Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, site of the Word Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational. The WGC event is held at Firestone’s South Course, which has been a favorite of the modern era’s greatest players....

    • Posted 363 days ago
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  • Adam Scott 2013 spotlight WGC Bridgestone
    WGC-Bridgestone Invitational: Picks and Preview

    Forty-nine of the top 50 players in the world are in Akron, Ohio this week for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Rounding out the by-invitation-only field at Firestone Country Club are an additional 23 top golfers, making the tournament...

    • Posted 363 days ago
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    Pendrith wins the Porter Cup

    Three golfers managed to shoot four rounds in the 60s in the 2013 Porter Cup, the 55th playing of the event. Only one of them, Taylor Pendrith, was able to go deep into the 60s. His 63...

    • Posted 364 days ago
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  • Snedeker 2013 RBC Canadian Open Round 3
    Snedeker is in the driver’s seat in Canada

    Brandt Snedeker took the lead at the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club on Saturday firing a 9-under 63 after Hunter Mahan withdrew from the tournament with a family-first decision. Mahan, despite holding the 36-hole...

    • Posted 365 days ago
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  • Hunter Mahan withdraw RBC Canadian Open spotlight
    Father first: Mahan WD’s from Canadian Open

    Hunter Mahan, who was leading the RBC Canadian Open by two shots going into Saturday’s third round, withdrew from the tournament be be with his wife, Kandi, who went into labor with the couple’s first child. “I...

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    RBC Canadian Open Photos

    GolfWRX is live from the RBC Canadian Open in Oakville, Ontario. The Canadian Open was established by the Royal Canadian Golf Association in 1904, making it the third oldest championship in golf — only The Open Championship...

    • Posted 367 days ago
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  • Mickelson with Alan Hocknell, head of R&D for Callaway Golf.
    A triumphant return: Mickelson takes the Claret Jug to Callaway HQ

    It began with a simple text message to Callaway CEO Chip Brewer…”Can I stop by?” Shortly after, dressed in shorts and flip flops, 2013 Open Champion Phil Mickelson strolled into Callaway Golf’s headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif., with...

    • Posted 368 days ago
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    Fans to decide PGA Championship final-round pin location

    In a game that outsiders sometimes accuse of getting stuck in its traditions just for the sake of it, the PGA of America should be commended for bringing about the latest of golf’s steps into modernity. For...

    • Posted 368 days ago
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    RBC Canadian Open: Picks and Preview

    After a week across the pond, the PGA Tour heads north of the border to Glen Abbey Golf Club, Oakville, Ontario for the RBC Canadian Open. The 7,253-yard Jack Nicklaus designed track will play host to a respectable...

    • Posted 370 days ago
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  • Defending champion Richy Werenski
    Preview: The Porter Cup

    The Walker Cup changes the complexion of every other summer amateur tournament. Golfers in contention for a spot on either team (Great Britain & Ireland and the U.S.) make an effort to delay turning professional and register...

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    The Scorecard: The Open Championship

    The scorecard is a weekly wrap up of the most important numbers from the previous week’s PGA Tour event. 66 — Phil Mickelson’s final round score, the lowest final round by an Open Championship winner since Justin...

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